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Friday 05 of March 2021

EPN Welcomes the President of Switzerland


President Peña Nieto and President Shneider-Ammann during the protocol welcome at the Nacional Palace,photo: Cuartoscuro
President Peña Nieto and President Shneider-Ammann during the protocol welcome at the Nacional Palace,photo: Cuartoscuro
President Johann Schneider-Ammann's state visit marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mexico and Switzerland

MEXICO CITY – President Enrique Peña Nieto received the President of the Swiss Confederation Johann Schneider-Ammann on a state visit.

As a part of this visit, both countries will sign five agreements regarding education, air services, health, and fraud; as well as a joint statement that will strengthen collaboration between Switzerland and Mexico.

President Enrique Peña Nieto and Presiden Johann Schneider-Ammann stand next the flags of Mexico and Swizterland in Palacio Nacional on Friday, Dec. 4 2016. Photo: CUARTOSCURO
President Enrique Peña Nieto and President Johann Schneider-Ammann stand next to the Switzerland flag at the Nacional Palace on Friday, Dec. 4 2016. Photo: Cuartoscuro

Several other areas will also be benefitted with this agreement such as business, creative industries, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, hydrocarbons and infrastructure.

A ceremony will take place on Friday in the Main Courtyard of the National Palace after which both presidents will hold a private event.

Another goal of this visit is to update the Free Trade Agreement between member countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) — Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland — and Mexico.